NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Irene Hershey died Feb. 6 at Hopkins Manor. She was the beloved wife of the late Herman Hershey. Born in Bronx, New York, a daughter of the late Eugene and Mollie (Fettman) Schiller, she had lived in Providence for 19 years.
She was a clerk at Jewish Board of Family and Children Services in the Bronx for 17 years. Irene was a former member of the Odd Fellows. She was the devoted mother of Steven Hershey and his wife, Leslie, of Pawtucket, Joanne Hershey of Co-op City, New York, and the late Richard Hershey. She was the dear sister of the late Edward Schiller. She was the loving grandmother of Alex Hershey and Noah Hershey and his wife, Allie.
Contributions in her memory may be made to The Jimmy Fund Clinic, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.